doctl serverless watch

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doctl serverless watch <directory> [flags]


Type doctl serverless watch <directory> in a separate terminal window. It will run until interrupted. It will watch the directory (which should be one you initialized for serverless development) and will deploy the contents to the cloud incrementally as it detects changes.


Option Description
--apihost API host to use
--auth OpenWhisk auth token to use
--build-env Path to build-time environment file
--env Path to runtime environment file
--exclude Functions and/or packages to exclude
--help , -h Help for this command
--include Functions and/or packages to include
--insecure Ignore SSL Certificates
Default: false
--remote-build Run builds remotely
Default: false
--verbose-build Display build details
Default: false
--verbose-zip Display start/end of zipping phase for each function
Default: false
--yarn Use yarn instead of npm for node builds
Default: false
Command Description
doctl serverless Develop, test, and deploy serverless functions

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false